JORDAN CEMETERY This cemetery is well off Rice Road on property owned by Jimmy Massengil. There are two rows of probably graves, with three in the first row and four in the second.
The surrounding rock wall has fallen in 2-3 places and when visited in Dec 2009 could be accessed by horses.
The area nearby the cemetery has a fair amount of junked appliances, discarded metal and containers, etc.
Five of the graves are marked with inscribed stones and footstones. One grave in the second row has a shaped fieldstone headstone.
Three of the inscribed stones are the children of JG & Jane Jordan. The other two are likely their grandparents, George and Martha Jordan.
JORDAN CEMETERYNewspaper Article
This cemetery is well off Rice Road on property owned by Jimmy Massengil.
There are two rows of probably graves, with three in the first row and four in the second.
|Jordan, George||1 Mar 1842||Next to Martha Lightfoot, wife of George. Stone broken; found only the bottom part with DOD.|
|Jordan, Martha Lightfoot||11 Apr 1766||8 Apr 1842||Wife of George Jordan Born Culpepper Co, Virginia|
|Jordan, Edmund L.||19 Mar 1843||10 May 1863||Son of JG & Jane Jordan*|
Volunteered in the CSA Col. JH Morgan’s Command.
Fell in Battle of Horse Shoe Bend, Wayne Co., KY, Aged 29 y, 1 m, 21 d
Brought home by his father Nov. 1863
|Jordan, Mary E.||2 June 1836||?||Daughter of JG & J Jordan|
|Jordan, Mildred A.||28 Dec 1844||6 Feb 1846||Daughter of JG & J Jordan|
*John G. and Jane H. Jordan are listed in the 1850 and 1860 census with several children (inc. Edmund) but are not found in the census afterward
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